Mead

Honey Wine vs Mead: Is there a Difference?

A lot of people new to mead culture wonder if there is a honey wine vs mead difference. Are they two different things or interchangeable terms? It's not a very complex subject, though mead and honey wine recipes are. It's a rich culture with a long history and the contemporary mixtures certainly serve the lineage… Continue reading

what food goes with mead

What Food Goes With Mead

These Are The Best Food Pairings With Mead What sort of food pairings with mead work best, you wonder? After all, it's a wine but it's made with honey, so shouldn't that make it a dessert wine? That would be a natural assumption to make. But it would be dead wrong. Mead comes in many different… Continue reading

What is Mead?

What is mead? You ask? The basic answer is an alcoholic beverage made from fermented honey, but there is more to it. The U.S. government answers the question what is mead by saying it is "honey wine", probably because it is made by the same process as wine, but it deserves a classification of its… Continue reading

Honey-wine Was Used As Medicine

Honey-wine Thought to Have Medicinal Benefits Mead is Drinkable Honey, and it is known that it retains the numerous nutritional qualities of honey. The National Honey Board says that mead has similar health benefits of white wine due to the antioxidant characteristics of wine. The immune boosting properties of honey are retained in mead as… Continue reading